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Thursday, January 21, 2021

Avarekalu Sagu - Karnataka Style Avarekalu Sagu - Surti papdi lilva Korma

 Avarekalu Sagu is a Classic Sagu Recipe from Karnataka Cusine . Sagu was Made with Fresh Field Beans,Potato & Freshly Ground Coconut Spice Mixture. It Goes well with Chapathi,Roti,Poori,dosa & idli too. During Winter season at least twice or thrice, I make this Sagu.Taste & aroma, of this Sagu is Just amazing.

Avarekalu Sagu

 Prep Time : 30  min. 
Cook Time : 25   minutes.
Recipe Category:Karnataka  Recipe
serves  :   4 - 5 . 


Fresh Field beans - 2 cups(unpeeled)

Onion - 2.

Tomato - 1.

Potato - 2.(Medium Size)

oil - to fry.

Salt - to taste. 

To Grind

Coconut - 1/4 Cup.

Cinnamon - 1.

Cloves - 1.

khus khus - 1 tsp.

Roasted Chana dal - 2 tbsp.

Garlic - 4.

Pearl onion -4.

Coriander seeds - 1 tbsp.

Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp.

Green chillies - 2 -3.

To Temper

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.

Fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp.

Curry leaves - 1 sprig.

Hing - a Generous pinch.


Soak the Fresh  field beans  for 4 to 5 hrs in water.Then the skin of  Field beans will becomes soft.Then, drain the water, & hold the beans between your hands, & press gently as shown in the picture, outer skin will come out, leaving the inner seed. similarly remove the skin for all seeds.


1. Pressure cook the Potatoes & Shell Removed field beans with needed water in a cooker, for 3 whistles in a Medium flame, over cooking may turns field beans Mushy.

2. Grind the ingredients, listed in 'To Grind' Column' with little water into a smooth paste.

3. Heat the oil, add Mustard seeds.When it splutters, add Fennel seeds, curry leaves & hing.

4. Add onions, Saute till onions turns translucent. Add tomato saute till it turns Mushy.

5. Add Ground Paste, & needed water. Let it cook for few Minutes, till raw smell Goes off.

6. Then add Cooked potato, Field Beans(Avarekalu) & salt.

7. Adjust Water. Cook for few Minutes till it Gets Gravy Consistency.

8. Garnish with Fresh Coriander Leaves.